Saturday Apr 13, 2024
Saturday Apr 13, 2024

Blacktopping of Kanti Highway to be completed


Nepalnews
2021 Feb 21, 17:01, Kathmandu
Photo From Google

The Department of Road has targeted to complete the blacktopping of remaining 15-km out of 86-km Kanti Highway within this fiscal year, 2020/21.

Due to difficult topography, five-km of road will be left to be blacktopped in few years while remaining 10-km will be blacktopped within this year. The Kanti Highway is an alternative road linking Kathmandu to Hetauda. Plans are afoot to make the highway two-lane,  as informed by the project information officer, Deepesh Rajak.

Rajak shared, "The construction works relating to the highway were disrupted time to time due to rainfall. One kilo metre at Chapeli in Lalitpur remains to be blacktopped while there are few stretches in Makawanpur section which need to be blacktopped."

According to him, it takes around Rs 10 million to properly blacktop 1-km of road. Six months have been extended in the deadline for the construction of the Kanti Highway. "The construction works were obstructed in the past owing to various reasons such as Covid-19 pandemic and rainfall among others. But, now, it has gained a pace," he added.


Nepal's First Online News Portal
Published by Nepalnews Pvt Ltd
Editor: Raju Silwal
Information Department Registration No. 1505 / 076-77

Contact

KMC-02, UttarDhoka,
Lazimpat, Nepal

Newsroom
+977–01–4445751 / 4445754

E-mail
[email protected] [email protected]

Terms of Use Disclaimer
© NepalNews. 2021 All rights reserved. | Nepal's First News Portal